Carnival Cruise Line has held a coin laying ceremony for its new cruise ship Carnival Celebration, at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland where the ship is being built.
Silversea Cruises is set to acquire Crystal Cruises’ luxury expedition ship Crystal Endeavor, following the bankruptcy of the cruise line’s parent company Genting Hong Kong.
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that its second Prima-class cruise ship Norwegian Viva will be delayed by two weeks due to delays at the shipyard caused by the ongoing global supply chain […]
Silversea Cruises has released its full selection of cruise itineraries for 2023 and 2024, with 280 voyages to 690 destinations in 125 countries, including maiden calls in Arabia and Africa.
The luxury French cruise line Ponant has teamed up with Smithsonian Journeys to offer a series of co-branded, destination-immersive sailings, one of which will feature the Arabian Gulf.
While 2021/22 was a disappointment for the South African cruise sector thanks to the Omicron variant, 2022/23 is looking to be much better, with 48 roundtrip itineraries scheduled.
MSC Bellissima will soon wrap up her summer Middle East cruise season out of Dubai, becoming the first cruise ship ever to homeport in the Arabian Gulf into the summer.
The upcoming luxury expedition cruise ship World Traveller of Atlas Ocean Voyages will cruise to and from Cape Town at the end of her Antarctica season in March, 2024.
Disney Cruise Line’s new cruise ship Disney Wish has been delivered by Meyer Werft at a traditional handover ceremony in the storied German port of Bremerhaven.
Carnival Cruise Line has revealed a new ‘zone’ aboard its upcoming Excellence-class cruise ship Carnival Celebration, a sister ship to Mardi Gras.
Silver Nova, the new, first of its class cruise ship for luxury cruise line Silversea, will offer eight signature restaurants, serving a variety of cuisines and offering a range of indoor and […]
The debut of Virgin Voyages’ third cruise ship, Resilient Lady, has been delayed by almost a year as the cruise line contends with crew shortages, supply chain issues, and demand impacted by […]
The first ship for Explora Journeys, MSC Cruises’ new luxury subsidiary, has been launched at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
The newest Holland America Line cruise ship, Rotterdam, has been christened in her namesake city by Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands.
Plans for a multi-million-rand Ferris wheel on the beachfront promenade in Durban have been announced by the City of Ethekwini.
Blue World Ocean Voyages, which is planning to launch services from the Middle East in 2023, has opened its cruise ship residences for sale.
Virgin Voyages has marked the start of its first homeporting season in Barcelona with Valiant Lady, which launched service in the Western Mediterranean on May 15th.
There are reportedly ongoing talks between Carnival Corporation and Saudi Arabia for the kingdom to purchase the cruise company’s ultra-luxury brand Seabourn.
Cape Town looks set to benefit from increased cruise tourism revenue during the coming 2022/23 cruise season, according to Wesgro – the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and […]
MSC Cruises has said its new ship, and the largest ever built for the line, MSC World Europa, will deliver a new standard of retail excellence onboard.